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Blockchain good, cryptocurrency bad?

IndiaChain: Parsing the Indian government’s blockchain fetish

As the government explores blockchain solutions under ‘IndiaChain’ while actively rejecting cryptocurrencies, one must ask if this is an informed decision or mere lip service to an over-hyped technical term du jour

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Our Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley, delivered his annual Budget speech on 1 February. The only technological aspect that Mr Jaitley covered in his speech related to a “hot” topic, one that is all the raging topic du jour in startup circles all over the world—cryptocurrencies and blockchain. While Jaitley seemed to sound a veritable death…

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